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  Original name  
  Check ECoF  
  Current accepted name  
Yes
  Status  
Accepted name
  Status details  
senior synonym, new combination
  Status ref.  
  Comment  
Status from Eschmeyer (CofF ver. Nov. 1999: Ref. 33021).
  Etymology of generic noun  
Latin, squatina, -ae = a kind of shark (Ref. 45335).
  Etymology of specific epithet  
  from ETYFish
-ina (L.), belonging to: Argentina, referring to Buenos Aires, type locality. (See ETYFish)
  Link to references  
References using the name as accepted
  Link to other databases  

Note: ETYFish and FishBase started a collaboration to complete the etymology for all valid names of fishes. For the current update, the following groups were completed: hagfishes (Myxini), lampreys (Petromyzonti), chimaeras (Holocephali), and sharks (Squalomorphi). It is a work in progress, so the two websites may not be synchronized.

Scharpf, C. The ETYFish Project, Fish Name Etymology Database. https://www.etyfish.org
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